What is SHAC?
The School Health Advisory Council (SHAC) is an advisory group comprised of individuals who represent segments of the community. The group acts collectively to provide advice to the Manor ISD on aspects of the school district's health and wellness program.
Research shows that healthy children do better in school - from attendance and behavior to academics and overall performance. SHAC is an exciting partnership exists between Manor ISD and members of the Manor community. This council, made up of parents, community members, students, school health personnel and teaching staff who, as a council, provide advice to the district in ensuring that community values and local health issues are reflected in the district's health education policies and instruction. Parents and community members are always welcomed and encouraged to join the council.
What does the SHAC do?
The SHAC should have a variety of committees addressing all components of a comprehensive school health program that include representatives from each area. The components include:
- Health Services
- Health Education
- Nutrition Services
- Physical Education
- Health Promotion for Staff
- Healthy School Environment
- Family/Community Involvement
- Counseling, Psychological & Social Services
The goal of the Manor ISD SHAC is to advise and to make recommendations to Manor ISD decision-makers regarding students’, staff and community needs and assets related to health knowledge and skills, regarding policies and procedures that impact student health, and regarding the health of the school environment.
The SHAC meetings will be held quarterly at the Manor ISD Central Administration Building from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m..
October 6, 2016
December 15, 2016
March 9, 2017
May 11, 2017
For more information please contact Student and Family Support Services Director Becky Lott at (512) 278-4462 email@example.com or Health Services Coordinator Lynda Townsend at (512) 278-4093 firstname.lastname@example.org.